Posted by **John** on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12:25am.

The length of a rectangle is fixed at 24 cm. What widths will make the perimeter greater than 7c cm?

The width must be greater than:

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12:30am
must be a typo

since the length is 24 cm, the perimeter must be greater than 48 cm

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**John**, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 1:01am
Sorry it said greater than 76 cm not 7c.

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9:59am
2L + 2W < 76

Insert your value for L and solve for W.

I hope this helps.

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**John**, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9:32pm
Thanks I think it did...just to be sure:

2(24) +2w< 76

48 +2w <76

2w < 28

w < 14

So the answer would be 14

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